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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: Mel Benson

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: Mel Benson

Mel Benson won her IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Figure. You wouldn’t know it, but this is Mel’s first contest and read below what made her step onstage. You can see Mel’s live FB video after her big win here: https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/10156340895882418/. In the words of Paul Harvey, below is the […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: JOE GILMORE

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: JOE GILMORE

Joe Gilmore won his IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Men’s Bodybuilding. Joe has worked hard for many years on this. We think you’ll enjoy his story, especially what got him into the sport of natural bodybuilding. You can see Joe’s live FB video after his big win here: https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/10156340361572418/. In […]

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Natural Iowa Competitor Profile: Michelle Marshall

Natural Iowa Competitor Profile: Michelle Marshall

Michelle Marshall won her IPE Masters pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa.  She also placed very well in the Open Figure class, winning her height class. You can see Michelle’s interview after her big win here.  In the words of Paul Harvey, below is the “rest of her story” to the stage: What made […]

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2018 NANBF Natural Iowa Results

2018 NANBF Natural Iowa Results

The 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa marked the 24th anniversary of this competition!  As has been the tradition, the competitor line up was stacked with over 100 competitors entered to show off their hard work and win an IPE pro card.  The Hoyt Sherman Place theater was packed with an electric audience all day!  A big […]

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BODYBUILDING 101 VIDEO 8: Critical Aspect of Reverse Dieting After the Contest

Thank you for the feedback and comments for the Bodybuilding 101 video series!  It’s been awesome to hear others have found value in them.  The goal of this online seminar has been to provide information to people who are interested or starting on their journey to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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Bodybuilding 101 video 4: Acceleration Factors for Contest Prep

Thank you for the feedback and comments for the Bodybuilding 101 video series!  It’s been awesome to hear others have found value in them.  The goal of this online seminar has been to provide information to people who’re interested or starting on their journey to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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2018 NANBF Natural Iowa information

2018 NANBF Natural Iowa information

The 24th annual NANBF Natural Iowa is set for May 12th, 2018 at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, Iowa!  Come be a part of one of the longest running drug-tested competitions in the country!  This is an IPE Pro Qualifier. You can access the entry online on this website here: http://register.naturaliowamuscle.com/ Below is the final […]

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Getting it Done

There’s no question that we are all pressed for time. We have many daily, weekly and monthly obligations that are set in our schedule. Often, for those of you reading this, included in these tasks is a training session. In fact, it is very likely you have both a lifting and a cardio session programmed […]

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2014 Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa & Central Midwest Results

2014 Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa & Central Midwest Results

The 2014 Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa & Central Midwest Winners!   CENTRAL MIDWEST BODYBUILDING WOMEN BEGINNER FIGURE 1 Ginn, Michaela 2 Schmitt, Bridget 3 Vicanovic, Stella 4 Bellamy, Sakinah 5 Chariton, Crystal Dasch, Heather Hansen, Megan Koch, Carley Rubin -Harris, Sue Spotts, Stephanie TEEN FIGURE 1 Koch, Carley NOVICE FIGURE SHORT 1 Ginn, Michaela Overall winner 2 […]

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